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Bremer Moore Leads Training for Nonprofits on Worker Classification and Wages

June 16, 2017
The Nonprofit & Tax-Exempt Entities practice group at Tonkon Torp hosted a program on June 7 covering employment law issues for nonprofit organizations. Attorney Kristin Bremer Moore led the presentation, which was focused on providing information on wage and exemption rules, and worker classification. Kristin explored the foundational rules laid out in the Fair Standards Labor Act (FLSA) with regard to employee wages and exemption, including specifics pertaining to executive and administrative exemptions. She also stressed the importance of correct classification, and the consequences of misclassification, during a segment on classifying employees, independent contractors, interns, and volunteers.

Kristin is chair of Tonkon Torp's Labor & Employment group. She exclusively represents employers from claims of discrimination, retaliation, wrongful discharge, and other labor and employment matters. Kristin also represents and advises employers of every size, including nonprofit organizations, regarding wage and hour, collective actions under FLSA, sex harassment, hostile work environment, FMLA/OFLA, ADA discrimination, and whistleblower matters.